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Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of external relations extensive experience gained in a range of senior positions in international finance and development.
I’m a classic example of all humorists – only funny when I’m working.
It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime. We will stay the course and we are confident that the numbers will continue to go down.
I’ve been very clear. I won. I didn’t commit the crime.
O. J. Simpson
Out of the frying pan, into the fire.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn’t actually be fun for me. It wouldn’t be exciting.
I think I was afraid of what I might say when I got onto someone’s stage or in front of someone’s camera.
In a certain sense, aspects of my solo playing were developed in order to test the theory about how long particular elements could be, as parts of so-called free improvisations.
In my day, I, being the first supermodel, I hawked everything.
One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates.
When I follow the finals of the European Cups, I look at all the aspects surrounding protocol, to get some ideas. I am interested in personalities, sponsors and the stands. But as soon as the whistle goes, it’s all on the pitch.
Yes, the first job I had at the studio was Snow White. I don’t like the term particularly, but I got stuck with the human characters. They just didn’t have that many people who could draw humans.
Our hope, and it’s a sad hope, is that… well, I mean we need a tip. That’s why we have such a big reward. We just hope that someone is holding her for her child and that we can, you know, get her back with a tip.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
But, as my mother used to tell me, two wrongs don’t make a right. But I soon figured out that three left turns do.
There is still need to think and plan, but on a different scale, and along different lines.
C. S. Forester
The fact that someone came forward and offered $1.25 million to make a movie was astonishing. We were also allowed to keep many of the original stage cast.
I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image.
We all came from houses with doors, doors that were supposed to be closed when there were things going on that we weren’t supposed to see, and when our pants were down.
There’s nothing you can really do to prepare to rock. Do you prepare to eat a delicious meal? Are you hungry? Then you’re gonna eat it.
Full surely there is a blessedness beyond the grave for those who have already entered on it here, and in no other form than that wherein they know it here, at any moment.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
All of the men on my staff can type.
Most people compliment me on maintaining my femininity while I’m on the court. People like the fact that I model. My fans or little girls always say they want to play sports, but also want to be a model like me and I think that’s great.
I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.
William E. Gladstone
I think there are perhaps two ways in which one can begin.
Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.
I have a big problem with conductors who gesture a lot.
I come from a background of experimental music which mingled real sounds together with musical sounds.
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn’t resist the dessert.
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
We have one of the few societies, the only one I can think of right offhand, where your health care is so tied to your job, so that when an American company has to hire, they have to think about health care.
Rock ‘n’ roll is much easier if you’re white.
I must not say what I truly think, or you will tell me I flatter you-but I can only speak what I feel-and very often I cannot even do that when the feeling is very deep.
One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
I don’t think of death in a romantic way anymore.
You generally hear that what a man doesn’t know doesn’t hurt him, but in business what a man doesn’t know does hurt.
It’s so funny because I listen to songs that I recorded that I didn’t really know anything about at the time. Later on I’m starting to feel the songs. Sing them first, feel them later.
Well, you know, we’ve got a lot of stimulus in the economy already from the tax cut, from the lowered interest rates, and also from the refinancing of mortgages.
Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words.
For the impious act begets more after it, like to the parent stock.
I don’t like to move the camera that much anyway.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next.
We are not intimidated by the size of the armies, or the type of hardware the US has brought.